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Published by Peoria Park District, 2017-01-13 14:33:18

2017 Winter Playbook

2017 Winter Playbook - Peoria Park District

Keywords: Peoria,Peoria Park,Peoria Parks,Peoria Park District,Peoria Parks District

Great Spaces For Your Next Event!
Camp Wokanda: 579-2157
Camp Wokanda o ers rentals for family or group camping,
weddings, day camps, and social gatherings. The camp, complete with dining hall, cabins, program buildings and tent camping sites, o ers rental op ons seven days a week. See page 39 for more op ons.
Did you know you can rent THE WHOLE CAMP FOR ONE GREAT PRICE?! Call the Camp for pricing.
Dining Hall (capacity: 250) Over 4,000 sq. . facility for large groups. Tables, chairs, benches, restrooms, kitchen and Iroquois cabin are included in rental. Available: Spring, Summer & Fall $800/weekday (8 am-midnight), $1400/weekend (Friday 8 am- Sunday 12 pm)
O.A. Lodge (capacity: 75)
A quaint older building with high wood walls and ceilings and two
wood stoves. Kitchen use, restrooms, tables and chairs are included in the basic rental. Sleeps 18 in upper room. Available: Year-round Call for pricing.
Forest Park Nature
Center: 686-3360
Our beau ful “A” frame building adds rus c charm to events at an a ordable price. With sea ng for up to 80 people plus audio-visual equipment, rentals start at $30/hour with a minimum of three hours.
Franciscan
Recreation
Complex: 677-6705
Clubs, groups and families can rent out any part or all of FRC for mee ngs, showers, weddings or other special events. Fees will vary depending on a endance and the
length of the event. Our large carpeted room features an a ached kitchen and 8-foot tables with chairs.
Logan Center:
676-8179
Logan Center features lighted basketball courts, a soccer eld, two picnic pavillions, playground equipment, indoor lounge with cable TV, VCR and DVD, computer availability and a mul -purpose indoor recrea on area. Rental Fee: $35/hour to rent the en re facility.
Gateway Building: 494-6713
The Gateway Building has become Peoria’s premiere facility, located directly on the RiverFront. It houses two rooms speci cally designed for a variety of uses. The Grand Ballroom holds a maximum of 290 guests banquet style, or 440 guests theater style. The full-length
walkout balcony o ers
an array of views along
the beau ful Illinois
River. The second oor
seats up to 90 guests
banquet style, or 140
guests theater style.
Call 494-6713 or email
[email protected]
org to set up an
appointment!
Lakeview Recreation Center:
681-2867 or 681-2866
Lakeview Recrea on Center features several opportuni es for your group’s next event including a
gymnasium with two basketball courts (wood oor) and
three carpeted mul - purpose rooms varying in size. Fees will vary depending on space, event type and length.
Luthy Botanical Garden: 686-3362
You can select one of six areas for your event: the Conservatory (an indoor venue that can accommodate up to 75 people), Woodland Garden, Crab Apple Cove, Wildlife Garden, The Learning Circle or The
Rose Garden (all located outside). Some areas are able to accommodate up to 300 people. Evening weddings are available during our annual oral shows. Dates vary year-to-year, so please con rm. Call for details or stop by the Garden Shop for more informa on.
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Noble Center: 681-2862
The Noble Center Auditorium is available for wedding recep ons, anniversary par es, conferences and more. The facility can seat 300 theatre style or 250 banquet style.
Glen Oak Amphitheatre: 681-2854
With a full sound system, two- er stage, park bench sea ng for over 500 and lawn sea ng for many more, we can help make your event stand out. We even have a concession stand to help feed all those hungry visitors! Call for addi onal details!
Peoria Zoo: 681-3519
At the Zambezi River Lodge you see a panoramic scene of Africa!. The Lodge is surrounded by a smaller, open-air pavilion and courtyard. The Lodge provides a complementary recep on site for many outdoor weddings held at Luthy Botanical Garden next door. This space is
ideal for weddings, recep ons, corporate ou ngs, class reunions and fundraisers. One of the most unique loca ons for a wedding and recep on in Central Illinois.
The Lodge can accommodate up to 200 guests. By combining the areas available, we have hosted events for up to 1200 guests. Call (309) 681-3519 or email [email protected] to arrange your tour today. Now also booking for wedding showers!
Proctor Center: 673-9183
Proctor Center has an auditorium, two gyms, a full kitchen and a stage with plenty of tables and chairs. Prices range from $20-$50 an hour with half hour free set up me. Deposit must be made 1 week in advance.
RiverPlex: 282-1700
Book your next event at the RiverPlex! We have several di erent areas to choose from:
CLASSROOMS: The RiverPlex o ers three expandable classrooms with sea ng for up to 120 people, providing a nice escape from the o ce for o -site mee ngs or programs. Tables, chairs and kitchen access are available. Rates range from $25-$75/ hour.
THE ARENA: With 18,000 square feet, the arena includes three basketball courts with par ons, bleachers with sea ng for up to 300, accessible restrooms and locker rooms, as well as two separate entrances. Hourly rates depend on group size and range from $60/hour per court to $165/hour for the full Arena.
Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum:
323-6895
Rent the Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum! A full museum rental is for a minimum of 3 hours, including set-up and clean-up. $300/hour with a 25% deposit due at me of booking.
Need a family friendly venue as
a se ng for a fundraiser for your non-pro t or school organiza on? The PlayHouse o ers special rates for full museum rentals for
these groups.
We o er reasonable room rental rates for baby showers, o ce mee ngs, and more! Call for more informa on.
Please note, room rentals do not include admission to the museum’s exhibits.
Sommer Park: 691-8423
Sommer Park is the ideal se ng for your group’s ou ng, whether it’s a wedding, company picnic or family reunion. Enjoy a rural, peaceful atmosphere within the city with open space to have a re to cook
your own hotdogs and s’mores. Groups may obtain permission to supply their own beer and wine. Hourly rates from $25-$50. Call to learn about our Prairie Shelter, Woodland Shelter, Porch or Fire Circle.
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Park Shelter Rentals Call 682-1200 for reservations.
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Unless otherwise noted, rental fees are as follows:
Mon-Fri - $50 • Sat, Sun & Holidays - $75
Please note that ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES are NOT ALLOWED in our parks.
1. Detweiller Park Moose Shelter
Non-ADA accessible shelter: seats 150, has 5 grills, electricity and water. Located at south end of park. Non-ADA accessible restrooms located approximately 168 feet across grass from shelter. Two designated parking spaces in front of shelter. Access to the shelter is across approximately 85 feet of grass. Playground close by.
2. Detweiller Park Pine Shelter and
3. Dogwood Shelter
ADA accessible, iden cal shelters that are adjacent to each other: each seat 50, have 2 grills, electricity and water. Located in middle of park. ADA accessible restrooms located approximately 375 feet across asphalt parking lot. Two designated parking spaces in front. Playground close by.
4. Glen Oak Park Shelter
ADA accessible shelter; seats 96: has 6 grills, electricity (lights up in evening) and water. Located across from Glen Oak Pavilion. ADA accessible restrooms located by using accessible sidewalk. Parking available on street/no designated parking spaces by shelter. Access provided by asphalt walkway. Playground and ball diamond close by. Extra tables can be moved for $5/table ($25 minimum). Guests may move tables as long as they are returned to original posi ons.
5. Bradley Park Shelter
ADA accessible shelter: seats 150, has 3 grills, electricity and water. ADA accessible restrooms located 100 feet across asphalt parking lot. Two designated parking spaces in front of asphalt walk that leads to shelter. Playground, tennis courts and sand volleyball courts are close by and may be reserved for a fee by calling 688-3667.
6. Robinson Park Shelter
ADA accessible shelter: seats 75, has 3 grills, electricity (lights up in evening) and water. Located in rear of park. ADA accessible restrooms. One handicapped parking space by the shelter. Gate may be opened to allow for closer access to the shelter. Swing set and large grassy area in front. Robinson Park is located on Mossville Road in a secluded wooded area complete with hiking trail.
7. Grand View Drive Shelter
Non-ADA accessible shelter: seats 150, has
2 grills, electricity (lights up in evening) and water. Gate may be opened for closer access. Non-ADA accessible restrooms located across parking lot. There are two handicapped parking spaces in front of the shelter. Swing set and slide next door.
8. Trewyn Pavilion
• Under 50 people: $40/hour • 50 people or more: $75/hour
(includes security) • $150 deposit
• Trewyn Pavilion is not available to rent on holidays.
This is an indoor rental: ADA accessible
hall on second oor, holds 100; includes air condi oning, kitchen, long tables and folding chairs. Handicapped spaces in parking lot. Doors leading into hall from ramped access are 28 inches wide. Restrooms are ADA accessible. No alcoholic beverages permi ed. Arrival/departure me must be preset.
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OTHER PARKS have shelters available on a FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED basis:
Becker Park, Bielfeldt Park, Endres Park, Charter Oak Park, Franciscan Park, John Gwynn Jr. Park, Markwoodlands Park, MLK Jr. Park, Northtrail Park, Schmoeger Park, Sommer Park North, and Stadium Park.
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Our Birthdays Are a Blast!
Almost every Peoria Park District facility o ers birthday party packages. Children (and adults!) can swim, canoe, play, paint, roller skate, encounter animals, dance, and more! Check out the speci c packages on pages 91-93 and call a facility for more informa on.
AT PEORIA PLAYHOUSE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM: 323-6895
• The PlayHouse Party
Member price $125 • Non-member price: $150
Our basic party includes everything you need for a great
party! The PlayHouse Party includes admission for 15 people,
a decorated, reserved classroom for 90 minutes, a Party Pal to help coordinate, paper products, cupcake stand and beverage dispenser to use, digital PlayHouse-themed invitations, AND you and your guests can play all day!
• The Deluxe Party
Member price $200 • Non-member price: $225
Our Deluxe Party includes admission for 25 people, a decorated, reserved classroom for 90 minutes, a Party Pal to help coordinate, paper products, cupcake stand and beverage dispenser to use, digital PlayHouse-themed invitations, a t-shirt and gift for the birthday child, an activity directed by the Party Pal, AND you and your guests can still play all day!
• The After-Hours Party
Member price $325 • Non-member price: $350
For a really special experience, have your party after regular hours, and give your guests special access to our exhibits! After-Hours PlayHouse Parties last two hours and start after we close to the public. After-Hours Parties include two hours of playtime for up to 35 people, a decorated classroom space for your celebration, paper products, cupcake stand and beverage dispenser to use, a Party Pal to help set up your room and greet guests, a t-shirt and gift for the birthday child, an activity directed by the Party Pal, and digital PlayHouse-themed invitations!
* Please note, while the museum closes to the public at 4 pm
on Fridays and Saturdays and 5pm on Sundays the PlayHouse does not promise exclusive use of the museum. There may be concurrent programs or events with After-Hours Birthday Parties.
AT FOREST PARK NATURE CENTER: 686-3360
Nature Center Birthday par es are 11⁄2 hours in length, including a 45 minute hike/program with a naturalist and 45 minutes indoors or at the picnic area (depending on weather). Parents must provide their own refreshments. The birthday child receives a
$2 gi cer cate from the Trailhead Nature Store and each child receives a small prize. The Nature Center provides invita ons. Fee: $60 for up to 20 people. A $30 non-refundable deposit is required to book a date.
AT CAMP WOKANDA: 579-2157
Canoe with your friends at Camp Wokanda for your birthday! Cost is $10 per canoe. Life jackets and paddles are provided.
For all PlayHouse Birthday Party Packages:
• A $50 non-refundable deposit is required to secure your date and time.
• Groups must have a 5:1 child to adult ratio.
• Parties must be booked at least 10 days in advance.
• Space permitting, additional guests are welcome at a
discounted rate of $6 per person for ages 1+, 0-1 year olds free. Maximum number of guests for the PlayHouse Party and the Deluxe Party cannot exceed 30. Maximum number of guests for the After-Hours Party cannot exceed 40. Additional space may be rented based on availability
• PlayHouse Party and Deluxe Party packages are available Mondays and Wednesdays-Saturdays at 9:30 am, 12 pm, and 2 pm; and Sundays at 12:30 pm and 3 pm. The After- Hours party is available Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 5:00 pm.
Add to any PlayHouse Birthday Party package:
• Let Them Eat Cake: 20 cupcakes and lemonade to make your party extra sweet! Price: $35
• Workshop: Your choice of a 30 minute hands-on workshop for 15 guests to add to your experience. Price: $40
Fees and options subject to change.
Want to invite more than 40 people? Rent the full museum! See page 100 for details.
AT SOMMER PARK: 691-8423
Throw a two-hour party in the great outdoors for your child or yourself! Our Country Birthday Parties include a half-hour hayrack ride (accommodates 20-25 people), use of picnic area and a camp re with roas ng s cks. Our Ga Ga Ball Party includes use of the Ga Ga Ball pit, picnic area and a camp re with roas ng s cks. Fee: $85
See more party packages on the next page!
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Have Your Birthday Party With Us!
AT THE AQUAPLEX AT THE RIVERPLEX: 691-1550
These parties are available on Fridays from 5-7:30 pm and 6-8:30 pm, and Saturdays and Sundays from 12-2:30 pm, 1-3:30 pm, 2-4:30 pm, 3-5:30 pm, and 4-6:30 pm.
The Basic Party includes:
• 75 minutes in the pool
• 1 hour in the party room
• Cake, ice cream and punch
• White table coverings
• Plates, napkins, cups and utensils for up to 18 or 30 guests, depending on the number of guests in a endance.
Basic Party for 18 Guests
RiverPlex Member Price: $155 Non-Member Price: $175
Basic Party for 30 Guests
RiverPlex Member Price: $175 Non-Member Price: $195
The Deluxe Party includes:
Everything in the Basic Party PLUS: • 1 cluster of balloons
• Birthday wall hangings
• Colored table coverings
Deluxe Party for 18 Guests
RiverPlex Member Price: $190 Non-Member Price: $210
Deluxe Party for 30 Guests
RiverPlex Member Price: $210 Non-Member Price: $230
The Ultimate Party includes:
Everything in the Basic Party PLUS:
• 3 clusters of balloons, including one themed mylar balloon
• Themed birthday wall hangings
• Themed plates, cups, napkins and utensils • Colored table coverings
Over 50 Themes to choose from!
Ultimate Party for 18 Guests
RiverPlex Member Price: $230 Non-Member Price: $250
Ultimate Party for 30 Guests
RiverPlex Member Price: $250 Non-Member Price: $270
ROCK CLIMBING WALL AND EXERGAMING PARTY AT THE RIVERPLEX: 691-1550
Enjoy both the Climbing Wall and Exergame Studio on your birthday! This three-hour party package includes two hours to use the climbing wall and exergaming studio, with the last hour in the party room. These parties are only available on Saturdays and Sundays from 3:30-6:30 pm. Please note, the party room has a capacity of 30 people. Price: $300
• Cake, ice cream and punch
• Plates, cups, napkins and utensils • White table coverings
AT FRANCISCAN RECREATION
COMPLEX: 677-6705
• OPEN GYM PARTY: This private two-hour party includes 11⁄2 hours of open gym me
for basketball, soccer, scooters, hula hoops, tumbling and more! During the last 1⁄2 hour, you’ll have a private room for cake and ice cream. FRC provides a 1⁄4 sheet cake with
your choice of decora on and 1⁄2 gallon of ice cream. The party includes cake, ice cream, plates, napkins, candles, drinks and forks.
Fee: $120 for up to 20 children; add $1 for each addi onal child. Add an extra 1⁄2 hour of play me or cake me for $25. Or, just rent the space for $95 and provide your own cake and accessories.
AT LAKEVIEW REC CENTER:
681-2867 or 681-2866
Open Gym Party: Come have your party at Lakeview Recrea on Center, located at 1013 W. Lake Avenue in Lakeview Park!
Package includes 1.5 hours of free me in the gymnasium where kids can play basketball, soccer, football, oor hockey and volleyball. The last 1⁄2 hour you will celebrate in a private room with cake and ice cream. Package includes 1⁄4 sheet personalized cake, ice cream, plates, napkins, forks, drinks and table covering.
Fee: $120 for up to 20 guests ($2 for each addi onal guest). Or, just rent the space for $95 and provide your own cake and accessories.
No party bookings will be made less than 10 days before the date of the party. Deposit is due at the me of booking. All children, adults and chaperones are included in the guest total.
Add a Fun on the Run bouncer to any Franciscan Recreation Complex or Lakeview Recreation Center birthday package for an additional $125! Please specify this option when making your reservation.
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AT PEORIA ZOO: 681-3513
• Peoria Zoo Party Pack - Cost: $50 (Add t-shirt $8)
Make a birthday even more special by spending it at Peoria Zoo. Peoria Zoo Party Pack includes admission for the birthday person, birthday bu on, unique animal art bag, stu ed animal, a coupon for a soda at our Zambezi River Lodge, and an animal encounter during your Peoria Zoo visit! Must be booked and a non-refundable deposit made at least one week in advance.
• Deluxe Package - Cost: $225*
Includes either our Treetop Classroom or Tropics Classroom. Each deluxe party includes your room choice for 2 hours, invita ons,
1⁄2 sheet cake, punch, plates, cups, napkins, a visit from our animal ambassadors, a tour of the Zoo, a t-shirt for the birthday child, and a party coordinator to facilitate the party.
*Price includes admission for up to 15 people. Everyone in a endance over the age of 2 is included in your nal count. Addi onal adults are admi ed at $9 per adult. Addi onal children are welcome at $10 per child. Treetop room holds 20-25 people; Tropics holds 25-30.
$50 deposit is required at me of booking party; the remainder of
the balance must be paid 1 week before that party.
• Zooper Package - Cost: $200*
Each Zooper party includes our Tropics Classroom for 1.5 hours, invita ons, 1⁄2 sheet cake, punch, plates, cups, napkins, a visit from our animal ambassadors, a t-shirt for the birthday child, and a
party coordinator to facilitate the party. DOES NOT INCLUDE ZOO ADMISSION.
*Price is for up to 25 guests, any addi onal guests will be $2/person. Tropics room holds 25-30 comfortably. $50 deposit is required at me of booking party, the remainder of the balance must be paid 1 week before that party.
Zoo Birthday Add-ons available:
• Gi bags - $3.95/person. Ideal for ages 4-9.
• Food available at lodge April-September (call for details).
AT PROCTOR CENTER: 673-9183
• OPEN GYM PARTY: Let kids be kids! Use our facility to run, jump, shoot hoops, tumble on mats, use tricycles and scooters, and much more. A er
the fun, gather in our party room for refreshments provided by you. Free half hour me before the event to decorate the party room. Rental is $30/hour for par es of up to 25 people and $50/hour for par es of 26 or more.
• ROCK & ROLL: Invite up to 50 of
your best friends and celebrate on roller skates to the latest music. Parents must provide refreshments.
Rental is $30/hour for par es of up to 25 people and $50/hour for par es of 26 or more (skate rental is included).
• ZUMBA BIRTHDAY: If you’re looking for a fun, entertaining, and energizing way to celebrate your special day, then a ZUMBA birthday party is just what you need! Zumbatomic par es are perfect for kids ages 5-15. Kids will have a blast celebra ng
by playing interac ve dance games and learning di erent interna onal dances, including: Cumbia, Salsa, Merengue, Reggaeton, Belly Dance and Soca. Children’s birthday package includes: 45 minutes of Zumbatomic, birthday cer cate, personalized rou nes to popular songs, and Zumba rubber bracelets.
FOOTGOLF AT DETWEILLER GOLF COURSE: 689-3329
Treat your friends and family to a round of FootGolf at Detweiller Golf Course! FootGolf is played with a soccer ball on the golf course. Bring your own soccer ball or rent one at Detweiller Golf Course. Green fees are $5 for children and $9 for adults (9-holes).
AT NOBLE CENTER: 681-2861
Kids Birthday Paint Party: Ages 6-13 can paint a masterpiece at their next birthday party! Each par cipant will be led through the process by instructor Kris n Gentry of pain ng a work of art to be adored for years to come. By reserva on only on Saturdays and Sundays. Fee: $15/person (4 minimum, 15 maximum)
AT LOGAN CENTER: 676-8179
This air-condi oned space is perfect for baby showers, birthday par es and family reunions! Rental Fee: $35/hour to rent the en re facility.
December 2016-February 2017 ONLY!
Blizzard Birthday! ($225*)
Birthdays in the winter mean snowmen, snow akes, and of course HOT COCOA! Blizzard Birthday includes the Tropics Classroom close to the entrance for 2 hours, winter theme games, invita ons,
1⁄2 sheet cake, hot cocoa, plates, cups, napkins, a visit from our animal ambassadors, a t-shirt for the birthday child, a tour of our Tropics Building, and a party coordinator to facilitate the party.
*Price includes admission for up to 15 people. (Everyone in a endance over the age of 2 is included in your nal count.) Tropics holds approximately 25-30 people. Addi onal guests are welcome
at birthday fees of $9 per extra adult and $10 per extra child. $50 non-refundable deposit is required at me of booking party; the remainder of the balance must be paid 1 week before party.
Planning ahead? Don’t forget these fun locations!
AT LAKEVIEW FAMILY AQUATIC CENTER: 686-3377 • AT GWYNN FAMILY AQUATIC CENTER: 676-2891
Lakeview and Gwynn are open early June through mid-August.
Basic Package - $125: During public swim, includes cake, ice cream, soda, table service, 1⁄2 hour table me, and swim admission for up to 15 children. $3.50 for each addi onal swimmer.
Deluxe Package - $145: During public swim, includes cake, ice cream, soda, table service, 1⁄2 hour table me, appearance by Gus and Goldie and swim admission for up to 15 children. $3.50 for each addi onal swimmer.
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Bicyle Safety Town 6518 N Sheridan Rd • 682-6684
Open daily dawn to dusk, except during bicycle safety educa on class (for closures, visit www.peoriaparks.org/bicycle-safety-town)
This one of a kind learning track, complete with tra c and road signs, provides a great place for younger riders to learn the rules of the road or a safe arena for older, more experienced riders to have fun. The facility has a picnic shelter, a covered bleacher area, family restroom, as well as a paved path which links to the Rock Island Greenway. All bicyclists (toddlers, children, and adults) MUST wear properly ed helmets. Scooters, skateboards, roller skates/roller blades, and motorized equipment are prohibited from the track.
Bicycle Safety Town is also available for private shelter rentals at $25/hour.
Detweiller Marina: 673-6523
Located at #2 Caroline St, Detweiller Marina o ers180 in-water slips. All slips have state of the art electrical/water hookup and a 30 amp twist-lock receptacle. We also have 20 dry-dock areas and 20 beach spots for rent. There are three public launch ramps, accessible even in high water. Launch fee $7 for any size boat. A 9-acre park is located just to the north of the Marina. Shelter has water, picnic tables and grills for groups, reunions and parties. The fuel dock is open Monday-Friday, 8 am-4 pm and weekends 11 am-6 pm.
• Winter storage available November 1 through May 1 • $21/foot. Boating season opening May1st.
Galena Marina
Located across from Detweiller Park o Galena Road, this facility includes boat ramp, picnic areas with grills, restrooms, parking and open riverfront. It is open dawn to 11:00 pm daily. Free launching.
Advisory Committees
Marinas
Jayson Wiegand, Harbormaster
• • •
Advisory commi ee members are appointed by the Park Board President.
Timothy J. Cassidy, Park Board President, and Bonnie W. Noble, Execu ve Director of Parks and Recrea on, sit on all commi ees. Mee ngs are open to the public and held in the Noble Center, located at 1125 W. Lake Ave in Lakeview Park, unless otherwise noted.
Recrea on Advisory Commi ee
Mee ngs are held on Wednesdays at 5:15 pm. All mee ng no ces are published a minimum of 48 hours prior to mee ng.
Golf Advisory Ad Hoc Commi ee
Mee ngs are held on Mondays at 5:00 pm. All mee ng no ces are published a minimum of 48 hours prior to mee ng.
Park Police
Protec on of facili es and equipment falls under the responsibili es of the Park Police, which consists of professionally trained police o cers opera ng in a dis nct role. The Peoria Park District Police call on security exper se not normally found with regular law enforcement agencies. Park Police also u lize local neighborhood associa ons aimed at reducing vandalism and criminal ac vity in parks.
Know Who to Call:
SITUATION
NUMBER TO CALL
Emergency requiring IMMEDIATE a en on
911
Non-Emergency
673-4521
Police Communica ons Center; they will dispatch the nearest available o cer to a speci c loca on.
For a problem in our parks that does not require an im- mediate police response
686-3359
Park Police O ce. Leave a message and your call will be returned at the rst opportunity.
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Registration Policies and Information Peoria Park District • Registration Questions? Call (309) 688-3667
5 WAYS TO
REGISTER
Registrations are processed in the order they are received starting JANUARY 9, 2017.
1. REGISTER ONLINE
Set up an online household account and password (see page 95), then register online star ng JANUARY 9 at midnight.
2. MAIL IN:
JANUARY 9-Season
Complete the registra on form on page 96 and return it star ng JANUARY 9. Con rma on of class registra on will NOT be sent unless a self-addressed STAMPED envelope is enclosed. You can also review course informa on and print out addi onal registra on forms online: www.peoriaparks.org
3. FAX: (309) 686-3384
Register beginning JANUARY 9 when using a credit card (Visa, Mastercard, Discover or American Express) payment only. When registering by fax, it is understood that the faxed document received (including the waiver and release of claims) shall have the same legal e ect as the original form.
4. IN PERSON at the
Noble Center
Register in person at the Noble Center, located at 1125 W. Lake Ave.
HOURS:
M-F January 9-February 3, 2017
8:00 am-5:00 pm
M-F February 6-April 21, 2017
8:00 am-4:30 pm
Closed 1/1 and 1/16.
5. DROP BOX at the
Noble Center
There is an a er-hours drop box located outside the front entrance of the Noble Center, located at 1125 W. Lake Ave.
SORRY, phone-in registration is not available.
GENERAL REFUND POLICY
The Park District must receive a wri en request to drop or transfer at least two business days in advance of the rst program mee ng. No refunds will be issued a er that me. A $5 service charge is made for each session dropped or transferred.
DAY CAMP POLICIES
PLEASE NOTE: Peoria Park District Day Camp policies are di erent from those stated on this page. Please call (309) 688-3667 for camp registra on and refund details.
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Registra on Regula ons
• Programs have minimums and maximums, and are lled on a rst come, rst served basis. The Peoria Park District (PPD) reserves the right to add, omit or change any or
all of the program provisions (including adver sed fees and charges) outlined in this brochure when deemed in the best interest of par cipants. Changes may also be made due to circumstances that are beyond our control.
• The PPD reserves the right to modify, postpone, or combine programs, or change instructors. If the PPD cancels a program, you will receive a full refund.
• Before buying supplies, check before the start date to make sure class will run.
Registra on Excep ons
For programs at Peoria PlayHouse, Owens Center, Peoria Zoo, Proctor Center, Luthy Botanical Garden, Logan Center and Day Camps, refer to registra on informa on on that facility’s page.
Scholarships
The PPD realizes that there are people
in the community who may su er from economic setbacks which could prevent their par cipa on in programs. The PPD has a limited amount of scholarship funds available. Applica ons are available at the Noble Center. They are awarded only to PPD residents and on the basis of nancial need. Scholarship applica ons must be brought in person to the Noble Center (1125 W. Lake Ave). Call 688-3667 with ques ons.
Other Fee/Payment Informa on
• Residents 65 and over receive 10% o regular fees. Senior/50 Rock programs and golf lessons are excluded from this discount.
• No pro-rated class fees.
• In the event that a check is not honored due to insu cient funds or an account closure, the drawer shall be liable for the amount of the check plus $30 (per check) for costs incurred by the PPD. If PPD commences a collec on ac on in the court, the drawer shall be liable for all costs and expenses incurred by the
PPD in connec on with the collec on and any other damages permi ed under Illinois law.
• When you provide a check as payment, you authorize the PPD to use informa on from
the check to make a one- me electronic fund transfer from your account. Funds may be withdrawn from your account as soon as the same day we receive your payment and you will not receive your check back from your nancial ins tu on. If you register in person, you will receive your check back.
Equal Opportunity
The PPD will not exclude anyone from or
deny anyone the bene ts of par cipa on, or subject anyone to discrimina on based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orienta on, na onal origin, ci zenship status, age, marital status, disability, military status or unfavorable discharge from the military, protected
veteran status, ancestry or on the basis of any characteris c protected by law.
Customers With Hearing Impairments
The Peoria Park District recommends the use of 711 Illinois Relay for our customers with hearing impairments. To complete a TTY call using 711 Illinois Relay, dial 7-1-1 or 800-526-0844. When the Communica ons Assistant answers, type the telephone number you wish to call. When the person answers, proceed as you would with a regular TTY call. For more details on 711 Illinois Relay, please visit www.illinoisrelay711.com, and follow
the link which reads “How 711 Illinois Relay Works.”
Fees
R=
NR = M=
Resident fee paid by those who live within PPD boundaries Non-resident fee
Member fee paid by those who are members of a facility
Americans With Disabili es
In keeping with the Americans with Disabili es Act, recrea on programs o ered by the
PPD are available in the most integrated se ng possible to facilitate par cipa on.
We will make reasonable accommoda on to individuals with disabili es who meet essen al eligibility requirements for the desired program.


Online Registration
Peoria Park District • Registration Questions? Call (309) 688-3667
An online account IS NOT NECESSARY to register for classes.
See page 106 for mul ple other ways (fax, mail in, walk in and drop box) to register.
However, the Peoria Park District does o er online registra on to those who have previously set up online accounts and obtained PIN numbers.
Set up your account NOW in order to register online beginning Monday, January 9!
BEFORE you may register online for the rst me, the Park District will need to MAIL YOU AN ONLINE HOUSEHOLD ACCOUNT NUMBER AND PIN a er you provide some informa on. Here’s how it works:
STEP 1 - EMAIL US: Send an email to registra [email protected] with
the following informa on:
• Full names, birth dates, and genders of ALL
household members
• Home Address (not a PO Box)
• City, State, Zip
• Email address you check regularly
• Home Phone
• Cell Phone
STEP 2 - WE’LL RESPOND: Because residents receive discounted rates, you may need to provide proof of residency. NOTE: If you’ve never par cipated in a Park District program, you will NEED to come in with a current u lity OR tax bill to establish residency.
STEP 3 - WE’LL MAIL YOU YOUR ACCOUNT NUMBER AND PIN within 5 business days and you’ll be ready to register online, 24/7!
Browser Security Information
Do you use the Peoria Park District website? Please Take Note of Our Updated Internet Browser Requirements
One of the essen al ways to stay safe online is to make sure your web browser is up-to-date. Up-to-date web browsers help combat iden ty the , viruses, spyware, adware, and other possible security problems while you surf the web.
In the coming months, the Peoria Park District will enhance the security of web services we provide. In order to con nue using our web services a er the upgrade, it will be important that you are running a modern web browser that supports the secure technology.
Many browsers update automa cally, but if you’re using an older browser, would you please take a moment to update it?
Not sure how to update? A free service, provided by Qualys, can evaluate your web browser and help you update it. Go to h ps://browsercheck.qualys.com/ to check your browser today. Please note, Qualys is not a liated with the Peoria Park District.
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Registration Form
Peoria Park District • Registration Questions? Call (309) 688-3667
Registering for Owens Center, Peoria Zoo, Peoria PlayHouse, Proctor Center, Logan Center, or Luthy Botanical Garden programs? Please see their individual pages for how to register.
1. Parent/Guardian Informa on OR Par cipant Informa on for ages 18+
First and Last Name: ___________________________________________________________________ Birthdate: _______________
Street Address, City, ZIP:_________________________________________________________________________________________
Home Phone: _________________________ Work Phone: ________________________ Cell Phone: ________________ Email:______________________________________________________________________
2. Registra on Informa on. Please ll out completely and a ach an addi onal sheet if necessary.
Class Code
Program Name
Par cipant’s First & Last Name
Sex
Birthdate
Grade & School
Fee*
…M …F
…M …F
…M …F
…M …F
…M …F
I would like to donate $______ to the Scholarship Program to enable disadvantaged youth to par cipate in programming.
*NOTE: R = Resident (of Park District) Fee • NR = Nonresident Fee • M = Member Fee (where applicable)
TOTAL PAYMENT: YES / NO
$________
3. Let us know of any special needs.
We welcome individuals with disabili es. Please describe any accommoda ons needed for successful inclusion in the program(s). _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________
5. Please read and sign the waiver.
4. Coaching Informa on
PARENTS: Can you serve as a volunteer coach? If YES, which sport? (circle) Soccer • Basketball
Head or assistant coach? (Circle one)
Your name and phone #: __________________________________________________ We will consider team requests for carpooling purposes. Detail your request on a separate sheet of paper.
Please read this form carefully and be aware in registering yourself, your child or ward for par cipa on in this program you will be waiving and releasing all claims for injuries you or your minor child/ward might sustain arising out of this program. As a par cipant in the program or the parent/guardian of a par cipant in the program, I recognize and acknowledge that there are certain risks of physical injury and I agree to assume the full risk of any injuries, including death, damages or loss which I or my minor child/ward may sustain as a result of par cipa ng in any and all ac vi es connected with or associated with such program. I agree to waive and relinquish all claims I or my minor child/ward may have as a result of par cipa ng in the program against the Park District and its o cers, agents, servants and employees. I do hereby fully release and discharge the Park District and its o cers, agents, servants and employees from any and all claims from injuries, including death, damage or loss which I or my minor child/ward may have or which may accrue to me or my minor child/ward on account of my par cipa on in the program. I further agree to indemnify and hold harmless and defend the Park District and its o cers, agents, servants and employees from any and all claims resul ng from injuries, including death, damages and losses sustained by me or my minor child/ward and arising out of, connected with, or in any way associated with the ac vi es of the program. In case of accident or sickness, I consent to emergency medical care provided by ambulance or hospital personnel. I hereby consent to the use of my photograph, or that of my minor/child, in Park District brochures, social media, adver sements, etc. I have read and fully understand the above Program Details and Waiver and Release of All Claims as well as the “Registra on Regula ons” as listed on the opposing page.
____________________________________________ _____________________________________ ___________
Signature of Par cipant or Parent/Guardian Printed Name Date
6. COMPLETE PAYMENT METHOD
Credit Card Number: __________-__________-__________-________ 3 or 4 Digit Code on Back of Card: ________________
 Check*  Cash
7. RETURN
By Mail: By Fax:
Expira on Date:  Authorized Signature:
________________
________________________________________
________________________________________
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Peoria Park District Registra on 1125 W. Lake Avenue
Peoria, IL 61614
686-3384 (Credit cards only)
Printed Name on Card:
•PLEASE NOTE: When you provide a check as payment, you authorize the PPD to use informa on from the check to make a one- me electronic fund transfer from your account. Funds may be withdrawn from your account as soon as the same day we receive your payment and you will not receive your check back from your nancial ins tu on.
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